New Python block cipher API, comments wanted

Paul Rubin phr-n2003b at NOSPAMnightsong.com
Wed Jan 29 16:48:14 CET 2003


Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> writes:
> > Yes, however, in the case of library modules, history shows that
> > whatever justification takes place is almost always done by means
> > other than PEPs.
> 
> But you're using a rather selective history to make that conclusion. 
> The PEP process was only introduced in 2000, after all.  It exists
> precisely for this purpose; you seem to want to circumvent it for some
> reason.

Look at the libraries which first appeared in 2.2, which was later
than 2000.  Did ANY of them have PEPs?




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